Burrishoole Parish NAVIGATION

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ORIENTATION

The civil parish of Burrishoole is in the barony of Burrishoole, in north-west Co. Mayo.  It encompasses the north of Clew Bay which includes the town of Newport. 

TOWNLANDS

Burrishoole parish has has an area of 223.9 km² / 55,318.1 acres. For a list of all 171 townlands on the civil parish of Burrishoole click HERE.

VILLAGES

There are several villages (population centres) here including

GRAVEYARDS & CEMETERIES

There are a number of small burial places in Burrishoole:

For a list of headstones for these cemeteries see Headstones in NW County Mayo.

BIG HOUSES, LANDLORDS & GENTRY

Burrishoole civil parish features the following historic houses of the gentry:

  • Abbeyville, of J. McDonnell, Esq.
  • Ardagh Lodge

  • Milcum House

  • Newfield House of J. McLoughlin, Esq.

  • Newfort, of J. Hilles, Esq.; and
  • Newport House of Sir R. Annesley O'Donel, Bart.

  • Rosbarnagh Lodge

  • Rossyvera House

  • Seamount, of Connell O'Donnell, Esq.;
  • Seaview (at Carrowbeg South)

  • Seamount, of Connell O'Donnell, Esq.;

  • Tymore, of J.T. S. Stuart, Esq.

For a list of Landlord Estate Records available see Landed Estates Ireland

Other historic buildings include

  • Rockfleet Castle (lit. Carraig a’ Chabhlaigh) aka Carrickahowley Castle
  • Burrishoole Friary
  • Newfield Inn one of the oldest hostelries in Mayo.

EMIGRATION RECORDS

Clew Bay Heritage Centre

Address Burrishoole, Co. Mayo
Website HTTPS://WWW.MAYO.IE/CONNECT/YOUR-ROOTS
Parish(es) Burrishoole (Mayo)
Category (ies) Heritage/Culture